Ideal for GARDEN and CONTAINER PLANTING
Tulips are famous for their excelled look. When the buds are still immature, they look almost like little pyramids. Due to these qualities, these tulips have really made a name for themselves as cut flowers, and are cultivated extensively for this purpose. In gardens, too, they are very useful.
Chrysantha Tulips are short which makes them the ideal choice for pots and rock gardens. Naturalizes well. Like having two tulips: outer color is shown on early mornings and cloudy days and sunlight opens the blossoms to reveal its inner coloring.
There are few bulbous plants easier to bring into flower than tulips. Please make sure the soil has a good drainage, it's important especially for tulip bulbs. Without proper drainage, tulip bulbs cannot root properly and may even rot over the winter. In this case, even if shoots emerge, they are weakened and very susceptible to disease. If possible, it is advisable not to plant tulips in the same location in the garden year after year. A sunny location is desirable but a certain amount of shadiness is tolerated. Depending on the climatic zone, tulips should be planted from late September to late December.
- Planting Location: Sun/semi-shade
- Planting: September-December
- Planting Depth: 5 inch (12 cm)
- Planting Distance: 5 inch (12 cm)
- Flowers In: April-May
- Flowering Height: Approx. 8 inch (20 cm)
How to Grow
Easy to Grow:
1. Select an area with full sun or semi-shade
2. Dig a hole 5 inches (12 cm) deep
3. Place the bulb in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space bulbs 5 inches (12 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly
Plant in groups of 5 or more, in well-drained soil. Bulbs will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes.
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